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The Flying Enterprise

#121 of 520 Restaurants in Cork}
$$ - $$$Irish, ,
South Gate Bridge, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 431 1846
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“finger food” (5 reviews)
“roast lamb” (2 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, European
$$ - $$$
South Gate Bridge, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had reasonable expectations for this place having eaten breakfast and lunch downstairs on several occasions, all of them satisfactory. However, the Christmas party food in the restaurant was only average and at I think €39.95 per person, was poor value. My starter sounded interesting,...More

Thank Popshots
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is definitely one of the best full Irish breakfasts in Cork, freshly cooked to order and items removed or added without a fuss, also as much tea and toast as you wish without additional charge ( I detest having to pay for a second...More

2  Thank James O
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We stopped in The Flying Enterprise on the recommendation of the clerk at St. Fin Barre's Cathedral - it's a short walk from there. Very warm atmosphere and the food was delicious with a good selection of entrees. There's also a lively bar area. It...More

1  Thank OneLMicheleM
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Our group of nine ducked in to the Flying Enterprise Pub to escape a brief rain shower and were greeted by proprietor Finnbar O'Shea. His hospitality made us feel at home and the service and food were outstanding. He gave us advice about what to...More

1  Thank aright1286
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I have been going to this gem of a pub for a long long time and it never disappointed me, ever. The owner Finbarr is the nicest person I have ever known throughout all the years coming here. On the Easter bank holiday weekend I...More

Thank Cafedelmar40
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Went here last week for dinner and a few pints. Great buzz inside the bar and the staff were excellent. Special thanks to our server Cian, he was an absolute gentlemen and was great company. Great night all round

1  Thank summerlifestyle95
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Had a really nice meal with friends, made even better by our pleasant waiter Cian who was a very polite and helpful young chap!

1  Thank Shane O
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Attended here for an evening meal and wasn't disappointed with the food as it was decent value although the drinks were a little bit expensive in comparison with other restaurants. Ordered the fish & chips which were nice although it didn't come with the tatare...More

Thank 94thMinute
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Got a vegetarian pizza with chicken and pepperoni. Great food, great drink and a great atmosphere. Our server Eimear was a delight, a testament to you guys!

Thank Shane R
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I asked for a hambuguer with brie and bacon that arrives fast and it was delicious! The restaurant was pretty nice.

Thank Clarice B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:30 AM
9:00 AM - 5:30 AM
9:00 AM - 5:30 AM
9:00 AM - 5:30 AM
9:00 AM - 5:30 AM
9:00 AM - 5:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Gate Bridge, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 431 1846
  • E-mail
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